The Backland 85 is a “core” ski for Atomic. As opposed to the Ultralight version, the 85 focuses on value and simple enjoyment. The Backlands are known for their compliance, meaning they seem to just do what you want them to do. It’s the perfect ski for building confidence in the backcountry while also handling light inbounds usage. Not too stiff, not too twitchy, not too heavy, and not too fragile, you could more easily describe what the Women’s Backland 85 isn’t. Stick to the basics of simple enjoyment with Atomic’s indescribable Backland 85W ski.
- HRZN tech tip makes for easy turn initiation in powder while adding float in powder.
- Duracap sidewall is a durable construction that will last you many seasons.
- Carbon backbone around an Ultra Light woodcore is a stable, easy platform.
- Glossy topsheet keeps too much snow from building up on your ascent.
|Lengths (cm)||151, 158, 165|
|Weight (pair)||2180g 
||Tip notch, flat notched tail|
||All mountain rocker, flat tail|
||HRZN tech tip, medium radius, tapered tail|
||Dura Cap sidewall|
||Ultra Light woodcore|
|Skimo Co Says|
|Usage||Easy ski touring|
|Notes||Notched tips for race-style skins|
|Bottom Line||Excellent value for basic ski touring|
|Compare to other Women's Skis|
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